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Widecombe History Group Forthcoming Meetings & Walks (Up to May 2017)


All meetings take place in the Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor at 7.30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Walks start from the location specified in the relevant entry below.

You can also download the meeting and walks programme for May 2016 to May 2017.

Minutes from the meetings and a transcript of the talk will usually appear on the minutes pages within one month of the meeting taking place.

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Meetings

Date Topic Speaker
April 5th 2017 7.30pm Bob Mann - The Rev Sabine Baring-Gould - Man of many parts History Group: Church House Widecombe
May 3rd 2017 7.30pm Annual General Meeting, to be followed by Simon Dell's presentation on Dartmoor's Sett Makers' Bankers History Group: Church House Widecombe
June 7th 2017 7.30pm Ken Holland - Little Poland History Group: Church House Widecombe
July 5 2017 7.30pm Peter Dare - Exeter Cathedral Restoration and Conservation: 1969-1985 History Group: Church House Widecombe
August 2 2017 7.30pm Colin Vosper - Canals of the West Country and Overseas History Group: Church House Widecombe
September 6 2017 7.30pm Todd Gray - The Royal Clarence Fire and St Martin's Island History Group: Church House Widecombe
October 4 2017 7.30pm Abi Gray - Putting the Devon Manor House on the map History Group: Church House Widecombe
November 1 2017 7.30pm John Walters - The Secret World of the Dartmoor Undergrowth History Group: Church House Widecombe
December 6 2017 7.30pm Adrienne Hesketh - A Christmas-Themed Presentation History Group: Church House Widecombe
January 10 2018 7.30pm New Year’s Party, transferred from 3 January History Group: Church House Widecombe
February 7 2018 7.30pm Robert Hesketh - Armageddon and 1918: The Last Hundred Days History Group: Church House Widecombe
March 7 2018 7.30pm Paul Rendell - The Making of the Film 'War Horse' History Group: Church House Widecombe
April 4 2018 7.30pm Martin Watts - Watermills in the Devon Landscape History Group: Church House Widecombe
May 2 2018 7.30pm AGM and talk by Brian Portch - 'Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge' History Group: Church House Widecombe

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Walks & Outings

Date Topic Meet
May 24th 2017 Coach visit to Lewtrenchard Manor History Group
August 2017 (to be confirmed) Coach visit to the American Museum, Bath History Group
August 29th 2017 Peter Hirst Memorial Walk with Mike Wright and Richard Wells History Group: Details nearer the time
Sept 13th 2017 2 pm at Sheepstor Helen Wilson - self-drive visit to Sheepstor and Yelverton churches: Violet Pinwill bench ends and choir stalls History Group

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